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Exhibits Sales Executive - Toronto - Thursday, August 18, 2016

As Canada's leading General Services Contractor, providing products and services to conventions and trade shows across the country, GES CANADA is committed to service excellence and the highest standards attainable.  

We are currently seeking an Exhibits Sales Executive to work from our Toronto office.
Job Summary 
This position maintains the overall responsibility to sell all lines of the custom GEM business as well as to service and maintain existing clients, in a timely, profitable and efficient manner.  It also is responsible to liaise with the Design Manager, Production and Graphic Coordinators, as well as on site production teams to ensure the overall success and execution of a sold project.
Key Responsibilities
* Interface with internal and external clients in a professional and efficient manner 
* To service existing accounts, as well as follow up on leads for new business
* To solicit new business with lists provided by sales manager
* Work closely with clients to ascertain their exhibit requirements 
* Ensure all critical time lines are adhered to for both internal and external clients
* Oversee files while in production, and graphic production
* Prepare all GES order forms/contracts outlining in detail all the GES and non-GES components and services to be provided
* Clearly identify the critical times lines and contractual conditions
* Prepare a complete client file and work with design manager for processing
* Attend show set up to ensure construction of customer’s exhibit is correct and complete  
* Exceed sales targets established for the department
* Contribute to improve the GEM business margin
* Attend weekly sales meeting with sales manager and sales team
Skills / Competencies
* A College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in related field
* Strong Microsoft Office skills 
* Highly organized, outgoing, positive individual who is a reliable team player with great attention to detail
* Strong customer service focus with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build great customer relationships
* Creativity for design or decorating is considered an asset
* 3-5 years of experience in telephone or inside sales role considered an asset
* Flexibility and ability to work necessary hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends in a fast paced, deadline driven environment 
Interested candidates must submit a resume by August 31, 2016 by fax Attn: Human Resources: 905-283-0501 or email:  Include the job title in the subject line of your email submission.